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Kirsten Clarke

Kirsten Clarke

Kirsten Clarke is a digital reporter covering general news for the Richmond News.

Recent Work by Kirsten

YVR unveils plan to reach net zero emissions by 2030

YVR unveils plan to reach net zero emissions by 2030

The airport authority emits between 10-12,000 carbon emissions each year
RCMP warn of costly online romance scams

RCMP warn of costly online romance scams

Between January and August 2021, 213 victims across the Lower Mainland lost $22,463,510.
Employment scams on the rise during COVID-19: Better Business Bureau

Employment scams on the rise during COVID-19: Better Business Bureau

The bureau said that identity theft is a common outcome of job scams, as scammers often steal job seekers’ personal information in order to open bank accounts to further their fraud.
London Drugs implementing mandatory vaccination policy for employees

London Drugs implementing mandatory vaccination policy for employees

The new policy, which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine, kicks in Nov. 1
Contracts awarded for Highway 99 improvement work

Contracts awarded for Highway 99 improvement work

Work on both of these contracts will begin later this year once all permitting is in place, according to the provincial government.
2 Richmond companies helping advance use of hydrogen, zero-emission vehicle tech

2 Richmond companies helping advance use of hydrogen, zero-emission vehicle tech

IRDI System Inc. is receiving funding from the province’s CleanBC Go Electric Advanced Research and Commercialization Program
London Drugs collecting used computers to help students

London Drugs collecting used computers to help students

While the highest demand is for laptops, desktops, tablets and mobile phones will also be accepted.
Many in B.C. unprepared for major disaster, poll finds

Many in B.C. unprepared for major disaster, poll finds

Officials offer some advice to help people be aware of the risks and how to prepare
YVR to receive funding boost from federal government to help pandemic recovery

YVR to receive funding boost from federal government to help pandemic recovery

The funding comes from the federal government's Airport Critical Infrastructure Fund
New Richmond facility will recycle plastics removed from B.C.’s beaches

New Richmond facility will recycle plastics removed from B.C.’s beaches

Ocean Legacy Foundation received funding through B.C.’s coastal cleanup program